Archive for August 2nd, 2019

Machine Learning Model Able To Forecast Cognitive Decline for People At Risk of Alzheimer's

<p>Developing a treatment for Alzheimer's disease hasn't been a fruitful endeavor and one of the reasons for this is that most treatments done today only target the symptoms.</p><p>There are no...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/02/Machine-Learning-Model-Able-To-Forecast-Cognitive-Decline-for-People-At-Risk-of-Alzheimer-s/

A Pill That Induces Lucid Dreaming

<p>Rarely do people experience a lucid dream. That's when you are conscious in a dream while having some ability to control what happens in your dream scenario. Some people say there are techniques which co...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/02/A-Pill-That-Induces-Lucid-Dreaming/

Peter the Wild Boy: A Once Beloved Resident of Kensington Palace

In 1725, some residents of Hamelin, Germany, found a boy living in the forest. He was naked, walked on all fours, and did not speak at all. They assumed he was a feral child somewhere between 12 and 15 years old. Had he...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/02/Peter-the-Wild-Boy-A-Once-Beloved-Resident-of-Kensington-Palace/

Homesick Letters from Camp

Aliza Licht and Ilana Yunis loved summer camp when they were kids, but Ilana's daughter did not, and sent home letters telling how homesick she was. Aliza told BuzzFeed, "Serena was sending home these torturous, hea...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/02/Homesick-Letters-from-Camp/

Map Shows the Oldest Town in Each U.S. State

<p>Do you know the oldest town in your state?</p><p><br></p><p>We trawled the archives to create this illustrated map that shows the oldest town in each state in the U.S.</p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/02/Map-Shows-the-Oldest-Town-in-Each-U-S-State/

Mexican-Style Guacamole Without Avocado

<p>Guacamole is a very popular dip in Mexican cuisine commonly paired with nachos, tacos, or tortillas and they are usually made with avocados. Mash the avocados with some spices and you have a well-balance...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/02/Mexican-Style-Guacamole-Without-Avocado/

Building a WiFi Extender with a Cooking Steamer

<p>Surprisingly, this worked. Instructables member tm36usa glued a USB WiFi adapter on the inside of a <a href="https://www.instructables.com/id/Uni-Directional-WIFI-Range-Extender/" target=&qu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/02/Building-a-WiFi-Extender-with-a-Cooking-Steamer/

The Story Behind the Ice Cream Sandwich, an Icon at 120

How do you serve ice cream from a 19th-century street cart, where there's no room to carry tons of dishes and spoons? You could wrap it in paper, but that still causes a mess, both for consumers and for the streets thems...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/02/The-Story-Behind-the-Ice-Cream-Sandwich-an-Icon-at-120/

Who Actually Created Thousand Island Dressing?

It's a common story: Someone comes up with a recipe (or song, or invention), and then finds out that it already exists. Or someone, either unconsciously or maybe consciously copies someone else. We probably won't find ou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/02/Who-Actually-Created-Thousand-Island-Dressing/

Florida Man Terrorizes Town, Forcing Federal Government to Step In

Despite the framing of the headline, this story happened in the 19th century. A politically-connected bully named Bill Cottrell was elected mayor of Cedar Key, a town of around 2,000 people. He then went to work ruling t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/02/Florida-Man-Terrorizes-Town-Forcing-Federal-Government-to-Step-In/

Rust As An Alternative Source of Renewable Energy

<p>Rust forms when iron is oxidized and on the outside, it usually gives the impression that something is already old or weak. But scientists looked at it from a different perspective and found that rust-co...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/02/Rust-As-An-Alternative-Source-of-Renewable-Energy/

Pianist Plays "Happy Birthday" in 16 Levels of Complexity

<p>Simple melodies and tunes can be taken to whole new heights by adding layers of complex harmonies and leaps yet still maintain the original melody which can only make you amazed at the outcome. Even some...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/02/Pianist-Plays-Happy-Birthday-in-16-Levels-of-Complexity/

Researchers Develop Gel Cushion for Easier Removal of Colon Polyps

<p>Polyps typically appear as small bumps protruding from tissue lining which could be found in different parts of the body, most commonly in the colon. When left untreated, these could mutate and become ca...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/02/Researchers-Develop-Gel-Cushion-for-Easier-Removal-of-Colon-Polyps/

NASA's TESS Discovers Super-Earth and Two Sub-Neptunes Nearby

<p>NASA is making a lot of headway in terms of discovering new exoplanets every day and with each new step, the more we are able to find other possible habitable planets in space. Using the Transiting Exopl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/02/NASA-s-TESS-Discovers-Super-Earth-and-Two-Sub-Neptunes-Nearby/

White Shark Spotted Near Beach, Caused It To Close

<p>A Cape Cod beach was closed after a white shark was <a href="https://www.geek.com/news/aerial-photo-captures-white-shark-swimming-close-to-beach-1798459/" target="_blank">spotte...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/02/White-Shark-Spotted-Near-Beach-Caused-It-To-Close/

The Process Behind Yulia Brodskaya’s Paper-Based Creations

<p><em>“Seeshall”</em></p><p>Yulia Brodskaya is an artist known for her large-scale paper-centric works such as <em>Seeing</em>, <em>Seeshall</em>...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/02/The-Process-Behind-Yulia-Brodskaya-s-Paper-Based-Creations/

The Largest Egg in the World

the Field Museum in Chicago has around 60,000 eggs in their collection, representing all kinds of birds and reptiles. They also own the world's largest egg, which will never hatch and never be made into an omelet. It bel...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/02/The-Largest-Egg-in-the-World/

G292.0+1.8: A Supernova Remnant

<p>This is cataloged as G292.0+1.8, a young supernova remnant around 20,000 light years away toward the southern constellation Centaurus. The light from the initial supernova explosion reached the Earth aro...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/08/02/G292-0-1-8-A-Supernova-Remnant/




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